NatureNet Science Fellowship Program, USA

The Nature Conservancy is currently accepting applications for the NatureNet Science Fellowship Program. Eligible candidates must hold a PhD qualification within the past five years. He or she will do 2 year research in conservation practice to solve climate change issues. Those are selected will receive a range of benefits including an annual research fund of approximately US$20,000. No application will be accepted after 5 November 2017.

Fellowship Description
The Nature Conservancy is inviting early career scientists to apply for the NatureNet Science Fellows program, a 2-year trans-disciplinary postdoctoral fellowship program. The Conservancy will select NatureNet Science Fellows to partner with leading research universities to tackle the 2 challenges of climate change:

  • Halting climate change and
  • Adapting to the change that is already underway.

Value and Tenure

  • Each fellow will receive a non-negotiable annual salary of US$50,000 plus benefits, with the postdoctoral position expected to run for 2 consecutive years. In addition to the stipend, each fellow receives an annual travel budget of approximately US$5,000 and an annual research fund of approximately US$20,000.
  • Second-year renewal of the fellowship is contingent upon satisfactory progress and contribution to the collective program.

Level and Area of Studies
Postdoctoral research in in conservation practice to solve climate change issues.

Place of Study
The research will be taken in one of the participating universities in the United States. This year’s participating U.S. universities are: Arizona State University, Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Princeton University, University of California – Los Angeles, University of Pennsylvania and Yale University.

Eligibility and Criteria
To be eligible, applicants must have completed their doctorate within the past 5 years. Those who have not yet completed their doctorate must clearly indicate the date the degree is expected. Candidates should be leading early career scientists and engineers from diverse fields who can bring their expertise to solve problems at the interface of climate change, technology, and conservation.

Application Instruction
To apply, each candidates are advised to visit the website and application link below to see further instruction of application procedure.

Submission Deadline
5 November 2017.

Website and Application Link

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